Jul 27, 2017
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 95, Large
Intestine. This chapter covers a number of pathologies affecting
the large colon, including their associated risk factors &
- List features that are typical for IBS.
(Describe the Rome IV criteria and list 4 medications
used to treat irritable bowel syndrome - show notes)
- What is the pathophysiology of diverticular
- List clinical presentations of diverticular
- How is diverticular disease managed in the ED? Which
patients should be admitted to hospital? List 3
- List the types and potential causes of large bowel
- What are the four types of GI volvulus? What are the
risk factors for developing each type?
- List the extra-intestinal manifestations of
- What are the pathologic and clinical differences
between UC and Crohn’s?
- List 4 categories of medical therapy for IBD and give
one example for each.
- Describe the radiologic features of toxic
- What the potential causes of toxic
- Which conditions are associated with the development of
colonic ischemia? List 4 precipitants of ischemic colitis in the
elderly and 3 in young patients
- List 4 ddx for colitis
- Differentiate between acute and chronic radiation
proctocolitis in pathophys and clinical presentation
1) What is Ogilvie’s Syndrome? List 3 RFs
2) Compare AXR findings in SBO with LBO
3) What is the difference between each Cecal and
Sigmoid volvulus on AXR? How is management different?
4) List 3 Perianal complications and 6 Extra-intestinal
manifestations of Crohn’s disease.
5) How does adult intussusception differ from